Baker Botts: Video conferencing tools help law firm collaborate more

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Visionaire installed a meeting room solution at Baker Botts that includes video conferencing, audio system, video system, connectivity and signal management and a customized control system.

Overview:

Baker Botts is a global law firm based in the USA with a worldwide network of 15 offices. In 2005, they set up an office in Emaar Business Park in Dubai,UAE. Since then, the firm’s Dubai office has provided extensive legal counsel to clients with business interests in the area, building on the strength of an existing and on-going relationship with the law office of Mohanned bin Saud Al-Rasheed in Riyadh,KSA.Baker Botts recently doubled the size of their team and added significant strength and depth to their established Dubai office. This is to significantly enhance their ongoing efforts to build a broad portfolio of capabilities in the Middle East in order to help clients address the growing demand for sophisticated legal services on a wide of array of complex issues.

The Challenge

Baker Botts  pride themselves on their -team approach to bring to every client engagement. They believe that a collaborative approach improves the results they wanted for their clients. With the nature of their services, they needed meeting rooms that allows them to respond to clients fast with the ability to share files, resources and network access that make meetings as collaborative as possible. Meetings should also be engaging and in real time, even if clients or other team members are in another remote location.

Visionaire Solution

For Baker Botts to serve their international and locally-based clients in real time, Visionaire installed a meeting room solution that includes video conferencing, audio system, video system, connectivity and signal management and a customized control system. The solution offers the users to adopt easily with the audio visual technology for meeting rooms, since it features simple,familiar and easy to operate products such as the use of iPad as a meeting room control device. Running the system at the backend  is an  AV matrix switcher  that eliminates the need for other AV equipment  since it is already a compact unit that allows for switching, processing, network access, AV connectivity, and power. The control processor is also a compact unit which uses a specialized IP based control application. The display is an 84” ultra high definition monitor that supports multi-user collaborative meeting room environment.

Results

The Baker Botts teams are able to engage with clients in a more collaborative approach, helping them have dynamic communications to discuss issues and craft novel solutions that achieve their clients’ goals.

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